Ecology-based screen identifies new metabolites from a Cordyceps-colonizing fungus as cancer cell proliferation inhibitors and apoptosis inducers.

Chen Y, Guo H, Du Z, Liu XZ, Che Y, Ye X (2009) Ecology-based screen identifies new metabolites from a Cordyceps-colonizing fungus as cancer cell proliferation inhibitors and apoptosis inducers. Cell Prolif 42(6), 838-847. PubMed

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This study aims to identify new anti-cancer agents from Cordyceps-colonizing fungi, using an ecology-based approach. It also aims to explore their anti-cell proliferative mechanisms, and to evaluate their anti-tumour effects in vivo.

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doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2184.2009.00636.x PMID: 19673894